That Christ seems to be a gardener has cosmos-rippling overtones.
We have each turned away from the Lord of all Love. And yet he comes to us.
Resurrection is this: “I will put my spirit within you, and you shall live” (Ezek. 37:14).
“Everything exposed by the light becomes visible” (Eph. 5:13). Simply, God sees the truth.
Water gushing from the rock is an answer to the question “Is the Lord among us or not”?
A new life floats by the light pressure of providential freedom.
The New Adam barks down evil: “Worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.”
An open ear hears the Lord speaking in both a distant past and in the present moment.
Sanctity is about something akin to a decent human life.
The superabundant righteousness that Jesus commends places reconciliation even above religious observance.